There’s nothing more frustrating than taking the extra time to perfect my eye makeup look in the morning, only to have my eyeshadow crease or smear all over the place by the time I get to the office. Especially now that it’s getting so much warmer outside (read: sticky, sweaty subways—ick!), it’s important to have makeup that stays put. Look no further than the nine gorgeous options above—all of which happen to be super-affordable buys that you can find at any drugstore.
Pro tip: After you find your favorite, make sure you prep your lids with an eyeshadow primer for extra staying power and once it’s dry, use a blotting paper to soak up any remaining oil before applying your eyeshadow. Click through for long-wearing eye makeup options to take you through summer and beyond.